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Road Block in Malaysia – CD Lovers Beware

Received This Mail From Friend And Forward This To You All

Road block in Malaysia- CD lover beware

Another Susathing for driving to Malaysia.  Please take care.

Please do not keep any pirated or burned CDs, DVDs, or VCDs in your car. Police and Domestic Trade & Consumer Affairs Ministry’s enforcement division in Malaysiahave started the operation to search and fine anyone who keep pirated disc inside their car especially through road block at all main road and expressways.
If any pirated or burned disc found inside your car will be charged RM400 per disc.

Example 30 discs found means the fine will be RM12,000.

LTA – get fined $130 for dropping someone off at or near the bus stop

Received a forwarded email. Wondering if it’s true, but still good to be aware of it:

LTA has contracted six traffic wardens from a private company at $34,000 a year to take down the licence plate number, make and colour of vehicles that intrude into bus lanes at peak hours. (They are incognito with camera in hands……so don’t expect to see a TP, etc)

Note you can get fined $130 for dropping someone off at or near the bus stop.

LTA has intensified their operations at the following

1) Eunos Link
2) Hougang Ave 3
3) Jurong Town Hall Rd
4) Lorong Chuan
5) Orchard Rd
6) Upper Serangoon Rd
7) Upper Thomson Rd
8) Yishun Ave 2

Additional spots where speed traps were seen:

1) PIE towards airport near Toa Payoh exit, tripod mounted speed camera at the pedestrain overhead bridge. 90km/h

2) PIE towards jurong near Adam road exit, tripod mounted speed camera over atAdam Road flyover. 90km/h

3) Braddell Road after Bishan Junction towards CTE, tripod mounted speed camera at the pedestrain overhead bridge. 60/kmh

4) Queensway towards Bukit Merah, tripod mounted speed camera under tree before Ridout McDonalds. 60km/h

5) Spot along Upper Bukit Timah Rd towards Woodlands Rd , tripod mounted speed camera u! nder tree after a curve turn – 60km/h.

Fine imposed is $170 and 8 demerit points.

Choosing the type of Cars to Rent

After planning for your trip, it is also important to rent the right type of car.

MPVs

MPV stands for Multi-Purpose Vehicle. Simply said, MPVs are 7-seater cars. They are useful if you foresee that you would need to transport many people with you. If not, you should avoid renting MPVs as they consume a higher level of petrol and usually command high rental fees (about $80/day and above).

SUVs

SUV stands for Sport Utility Vehicle. SUVs are bigger and more spacious than most other saloon cars. They tend to be much higher than saloon cars too. However, do avoid renting SUVs if you are renting a vehicle primarily just for transport purposes because SUVs consume a high level of petrol and also do command higher rental fees than saloon cars.

Choosing the type of vehicles would certainly ensure that your vacation would be well enjoyed. Consider the purpose of rental, whether you need to have a large boot space or are you going to drive a lot of people in the car.